Forum, Jan. 12, 1976

Picking the Bones of Hoover

To the Editors:

You are no better than the Russians.

You take a onetime national hero, J. Edgar Hoover [Dec. 22], and after he is dead, you dig him up and bury him in a different grave.

Alfred D. Dobson Manasquan, N.J.

Hurray—at last! Why now, after his death? Out of fear?

H. Robert Lind New York City

Where was TIME for over 30 years?

Grayce Torosian

Johnson City, N. Y.

I am astounded that you should stoop to pick the bones of J. Edgar Hoover.

John J. Bradley Wilmington, Del.

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